"Bob Truck" wrote:
> My stupid question is...have you cleaned the contacts of the
> remotes? I pop
> mine open about every 3 months and rub the circuit board clean
> where the
> rubber contacts the board...sometimes when the board is dirty,
> it can feel
> like they aren't working.
> my 2 cents
> >I recently bought a 98 Suburban and I have 2 remotes that do
> not work.
> > Both have good batteries.
> > I have done a bit of research on line, and it does appear
> that folks
> > here agree that the programming process I tried is the
> correct one.
> > Last night I got a paper clip and shorted the #4 and #8
> terminals on
> > the plug under the steering wheel. THe truck immediately
> locked and
> > unlocked the doors twice. Then I took one of the remotes and
> > both lock and unlock buttons and held them. After about 8-10
> > the truck perfomed a lock and unlock followed by a horn
> chirp. I then
> > repeated the process with the second remote and it worked
> the same.
> > From everything I have read, this is the proper process and
> the truck
> > and remotes are responding correctly. Clearly they are
> talking to each
> > other. Unfortunately, after programming the remotes and
> removing the
> > shorting lead, the remotes do nothing. I tried the entire
> > twice, and still no reaction from the truck when I press
> lock or
> > unlock.
> > If anyone has any ideas, I would love to hear them before I
> take it to
> > the dealer and pay a fortune.
> > THANKS!
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Thanks Iíll try cleaning them. Of course, in order for them to
program, both buttons need to work, right?